Police: 2 Pa. Motorcyclists Killed In Crash Involving Deer

NAZARETH, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say two motorcyclists were killed in an early morning crash involving a deer on an eastern Pennsylvania highway.

Emergency dispatchers in Northampton County said the crash happened shortly before 2 a.m. Monday on Route 33 in Bushkill Township.

State police said the 25-year-old Gregory Conroy, of Stroudsburg, and 25-year-old Sean Aris, of Pocono Pines, were heading along the highway when one motorcycle struck the deer.

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Police said the collision then caused a “chain reaction” crash that involved both motorcycles. Both operators were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the highway was shut down for several hours and later reopened.

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One Comment

  1. David Colton says:

    2 AM..both 25, Holiday weekend. Odds are alcohol might have been involved. Story doesn’t say…but I wonder IF they had helmets on.

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